What is Anusol?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Anusol is a brand of pramoxine which is a local anesthetic. It is used for the temporary relief of pain and itching associated with anogenital pruritus or irritation; dermatosis, minor burns, or hemorrhoids.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hemorrhoids 3 3
Hemorrhoids 1 1
Itching 1 2
Rectal bleeding 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Anusol

Side effect Patients
Stinging sensation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Anusol

Dosage Patients
5% as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Anusol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Anusol

Duration

Currently taking Anusol

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Anusol

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Anusol

Jul 17, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for itching)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hemorrhoids)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 2, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for hemorrhoids)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for prutitus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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